adj 1 a : of, relating to, or characteristic of humans <the vulnerability of the body> < chorionic gonadotropin> < growth hormone> b : primarily or usu. harbored by, affecting, or attacking humans < appendicitis> <the common flea> 2 : being or consisting of humans <the race> 3 : consisting of members of the family Hominidae : HOMINID hu*man*ness n
, n : a bipedal primate mammal of the genus Homo (H. sapiens) : MAN : broadly : any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae hu*man*like adj
Similar sounding terms: he·min hu·min
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